The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 54 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.22% 0.50% -
As % of the Systems Management category 5.56% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £22,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
WSUS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
18 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.98% 6.97% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 24
Average salary £30,000 £35,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -29.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £22,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WSUS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Merseyside region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Merseyside

WSUS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +9 1 - -
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (100.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (25.00%) Architecture Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (100.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Market Research
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper